About Melanie Baxter

A native Houstonian, Melanie has always had a passion for health and wellness. After spending the first part of her career in corporate education for LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy), Melanie went back to school to study health and wellness to ultimately obtain her Masters in Exercise Science Health Promotion with a specialty in Wellness Psychology. Melanie loves helping people live their best lives through healthy living and successfully integrating work, family, fun, movement and nutrition. Melanie’s research in workplace wellness led her to develop innovative programming for employer wellness groups at Humana. While there, she wrote large group and special population programming to help Humana’s members find their healthiest ways of living tailored to their specific lifestyle needs. Additionally, she was a national educator for Lifetime Fitness working on programming for Group Fitness, specifically yoga and barre. Melanie has been in the wellness industry for over 10 years and along with wellness programming, she is also a yoga instructor, barre instructor, and meditation teacher.
2 05, 2017

alliantgroup’s MS-150 team CRUSHED the 150 mile challenge and represented the BLUE a in STYLE!

By | May 2nd, 2017|Health and Wellness|

Over the weekend, the largest cycling event of its kind took place— the MS-150 to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis in Texas. alliantgroup’s cycling team completed the two day, 150 mile journey from Houston to Austin as part of alliantgroup’s [...]

21 02, 2017

Sunday Runday Fifth Annual Rhythm & Blues 5K

By | February 21st, 2017|Health and Wellness|

This February, alliantgroup runners participated in the fifth annual Rhythm and Blues 5k, raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Over sixty family members and friends gathered Sunday as part of alliantgroup’s monthly 5k racing series, followed by plenty [...]

16 01, 2017

alliantgroup Wellness: 2017 Houston Chevron Marathon

By | January 16th, 2017|Health and Wellness|

alliantgroup participated in Houston’s largest sporting event, The Houston Chevron race series. Over 30,000 runners take part in races over this exciting weekend, and alliantgroup had the largest group to date— 60 entries into the 5k, 13.1, and 26.2 mile [...]

18 11, 2016

alliantgroup & Parker Elementary Day at the Museum

By | November 18th, 2016|alliantgroup Gives Back|

As part of alliantgroup’s Youth & Community investment initiative, professionals spent the day at The Houston Museum of Natural Science with one-hundred and fifty third graders from Parker Elementary. The field trip was not only a way to invest in [...]

8 11, 2016

alliantgroup Wellness: 15th Annual Rocket’s Run 2016

By | November 8th, 2016|Health and Wellness|

72 alliantgroup runners took to the streets of downtown Houston for the 15th annual Houston Rocket’s 5k benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. The 3.1 mile race ended as runners made their way into the Toyota Center and onto the floor [...]